Meaning of DIY in English:


Pronunciation /diːʌɪˈwʌɪ/

Translate DIY into Spanish


mass noun
  • The activity of decorating, building, and making repairs at home by oneself rather than employing a professional.

    • ‘DIY avoids the difficult relationship between householder and professional decorator’
    do-it-yourself, DIY, self-build


  • 1Relating to DIY.

    • ‘a DIY store’
    flat-pack, in kit form, kit, do-it-yourself, DIY, self-build
    1. 1.1Done by oneself, as a non-specialist or person without relevant professional qualifications.
      • ‘we intend to have DIY funerals’


1950s abbreviation of do-it-yourself.